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    Miscellaneous

    Iran and Iraq’s Role in OPEC’s Meeting

    The EIA estimates that Iran’s crude oil production was flat at 3.81 MMbpd in April 2017—compared to March 2017. Production rose 8.8% YoY.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Industrials

    John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. buys a new position in CBS in 1Q14

    Paulson initiated a new position in CBS Corp. (CBS) last quarter. The position accounts for 1.35% of Paulson’s $20 billion 1Q 2014 portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Retail Gasoline Prices Rose for 3rd Time in 14 Weeks

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) reported that US retail gasoline prices rose 0.9% week-over-week and settled at $2.24 per gallon for the week ending October 3, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Global Crude Oil Supply Outages Impact Crude Oil Prices

    The EIA estimates that global crude oil supply outages fell by 38,000 bpd to 2,284,000 bpd in November 2016—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Iran’s Crude Oil Production Could Help Crude Oil Bulls

    The EIA estimates that Iran’s crude oil production was flat at 3.8 MMbpd (million barrels per day) in March 2017—compared to February 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Bearish Momentum in Crude Oil Prices Pressures Gasoline Futures

    April gasoline futures fell 2.4% to $1.65 per gallon on March 8, 2017. Prices fell despite the massive fall in US gasoline inventories.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the Crude Oil Market Could React to the Doha Oil Producers Meeting

    A meeting of oil producers is scheduled in Doha, Qatar, for April 17. The meeting is meant to support crude prices and will focus on freezing production.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Crude Oil Prices Breach $60 per Barrel in 1H17?

    Goldman Sachs expects Brent crude oil to average $58 per barrel in 2H17. Likewise, it expects WTI crude oil prices to average $57.50 per barrel.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Dennis Gartman Thinks about Crude Oil Prices

    November WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures’ moving averages suggest that crude oil prices could keep trading higher going forward.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Better Earnings Impacted PXD’s Volatility and Returns

    Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) rose the most in the past five days and the last year. On February 7, 2017, it announced its 4Q16 earnings results.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Cushing Inventories Have Fallen 10% in the Last 10 Weeks

    Cushing crude oil inventories have fallen 10% in the last ten weeks. A better-than-expected fall in Cushing inventories could support US crude oil prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Fall: Strong Dollar and Oversupply to Blame

    June WTI crude oil futures contracts trading on NYMEX fell 0.85% and closed at $47.75 per barrel on Friday, May 20. Crude oil prices fell due to profit-booking and a strong dollar.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Russia’s Central Bank: Crude Oil Prices Could Hit $40 per Barrel

    Brent crude oil prices could fall as low as $40 per barrel by the end of 2017 if OPEC doesn’t extend major producers’ production cut deal in 2H17.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Gasoline Inventories
    Energy & Utilities

    Will Gasoline and Distillate Inventories Support Crude Oil Bulls?

    October US crude oil futures contracts fell 0.3% to $46.31 per barrel in early electronic trading on August 30, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Are the Key Drivers for the Crude Oil Market This Week?

    July West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures contracts trading in NYMEX rose by 2.9% and settled at $49.37 per barrel on June 20, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Saudi Arabia’s Crude Oil Production Rose: Will Prices Fall More?

    Saudi Arabia reported that its crude oil production rose by 263,300 bpd (barrels per day) to 10.01 MMbpd (million barrels per day) in February 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    OPEC and Non-OPEC Meeting Could Drive Crude Oil Futures

    August US crude oil futures contracts rose 0.4% and closed at $44.4 per barrel on July 10. Brent crude oil futures rose 0.4% to $46.8 per barrel.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Gasoline Inventories and Consumption Impact Crude Oil Prices

    The EIA reported that US gasoline inventories rose by 2.8 MMbbls to 259.1 MMbbls from February 3–10. US gasoline inventories are at the highest levels ever.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Will Crude Oil Futures Fall for the Fourth Day?

    January US crude oil (USO) (SCO) futures fell 1.2% to $57.3 per barrel on November 29, 2017. Brent oil futures also fell 0.8% to $63.11 per barrel.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Analysts Bullish on Crude Oil Prices in 2017?

    Implementation of Donald Trump’s proposed energy policies, the strengthening dollar, and rising US crude oil rigs could pressure crude oil prices in 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    US Crude Oil Production Is near August 2015 High

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) reported that US crude oil production rose by 13,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 9,265,000 bpd on April 14–21.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Prices Tumble Due to Slowing Refinery Demand

    September West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures contracts trading on the NYMEX fell by 3.7% and closed at $40.06 per barrel on August 1, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    How US Distillate Inventories Affect Diesel and Oil Prices

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) reported that US distillate inventories fell by 2.2 MMbbls (million barrels) to 150.2 MMbbls between March 31 and April 7, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Upstream Stocks’ Returns and Volatility

    On February 17, 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Brent and WTI Crude Oil Futures Enter into Bear Territory

    July WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (UCO) (XLE) (VDE) futures contracts fell 2.2% and settled at $43.23 per barrel on June 20, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Imports from Saudi Arabia Hit a 7-Year Low

    US crude oil imports have fallen 4.5% YTD. US crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia are at a seven-year low at 524,000 bpd for the week ending July 14, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Russia Could Leave OPEC’s Production Cut Deal

    Rosneft is Russia’s largest oil producer. On June 1, a Rosneft board member stated that Russia wouldn’t extend the production cut deal beyond March 2018.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Saudi Arabia May Extend Crude Oil Production Cut beyond 2017

    WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil (UCO) (PXI) (VDE) futures contracts for June delivery rose 0.5% and closed at $46.43 per barrel on May 8, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Results of Devon Energy’s Tender Offers?

    In order to deal with lower energy prices, Devon Energy has designed its own approach. One of the key components of this approach is the protection of its balance sheet.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing Sanchez Energy’s Volatility: Why Is It Increasing?

    Sanchez Energy’s implied volatility rose 4.6% on February 13, 2017. On the same day, the stock fell 0.8%. It provided an update on the Comanche acquisition.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Could Russia’s Crude Oil Production Help Crude Oil Bulls?

    Russia’s crude oil production is down ~179,000 bpd (barrels per day) from 11.23 MMbpd in October 2016 due to major producers’ production cut deal.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Major Banks Upgraded Crude Oil Price Forecasts

    The rise in crude oil production from Libya and Iran in 2017 could pressure crude oil (PXI) (USL) (USO) (UCO) prices.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///OECD
    Energy & Utilities

    Oil Bears Track OECD’s Crude Oil Inventories

    The EIA estimates that OECD’s oil inventories rose by 2.5 MMbbls to 2.98 MMbbls in September 2017—compared to August 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Global Oil Demand and Crude Oil Price Forecasts

    In June 2017, global oil demand growth rose by 1.54 MMbpd YoY. Global oil demand was strong between May and June 2017, according to Goldman Sachs.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Will US Inventories Help Crude Oil Prices Recover?

    June WTI crude oil (USO) (UCO) (XLE) futures contracts fell 2.4% and closed at $47.76 per barrel on May 2, 2017—the lowest settlement since March 21, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    US Distillate Inventories Fell for the Third Straight Week

    The EIA reported that US distillate inventories fell by 1.9 MMbbls (million barrels) to 146.8 MMbbls on May 5–12, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How the US Dollar and Brexit Are Affecting Crude Oil Prices

    Prior to the Brexit referendum, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) crude oil futures contracts for August delivery rose by 2% and settled at $50.11 per barrel on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    WTI and Brent Crude Oil Prices Fall Due to Profit-Booking

    April WTI crude oil futures contracts fell by 3.7% and settled at $36.5 per barrel on March 8. Brent crude oil prices also fell by 2.9% and closed at $39.7 per barrel.

    By Gordon Kristopher
  • uploads///Cushing
    Energy & Utilities

    Cushing Inventories Fell 8 Times in 10 Weeks

    A market survey estimates that Cushing inventories fell between August 18 and August 25, 2017. Cushing inventories fell for the eighth time in ten weeks.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Retail Gasoline Prices Fell for the 11th Time in 13 Weeks

    The EIA reported that US retail gasoline prices fell 0.1% week-over-week and settled at $2.22 per gallon for the week ending September 26, 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Technology & Communications

    Why did Paulson & Co. sell its Family Dollar Stores stake?

    Paulson reduced its position in Family Dollar Stores (FDO) last quarter. The position now accounts for 1.84% of Paulson’s $20 billion 1Q 2014 portfolio, down from 3.12% in 4Q 2013.

    By Samantha Nielson
  • uploads///OECD crude oil inventories
    Miscellaneous

    Oil Traders Track OECD’s Crude Oil Inventories

    The EIA estimates that OECD’s oil inventories fell by 2.5 MMbbls (million barrels) to 2,953.2 MMbbls in November 2017—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks Underperformed Oil and the Broader Market

    On December 1–8, 2017, oilfield services stock Seadrill Limited (SDRL) was the largest loser among energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    US Natural Gas Prices Could Underperform the S&P 500

    An unexpected increase in US natural gas inventories during the withdrawal season pressured natural gas (FCG) (GASL) prices on December 7, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Analyzing US Gasoline Inventories and Demand

    The API reported that US gasoline and distillate inventories rose by 9,200,000 barrels and 4,300,000 barrels on November 24–December 1, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Saudi Arabia Could Help the Global Oil Market

    Saudi Arabia’s crude oil exports to the US fell to 525,000 bpd in October 2017—the lowest in 30 years. Exports fell due to ongoing output cuts.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Russian and US Crude Oil Exports Are Important for Oil Bears

    US crude oil exports fell by 1,264,000 bpd or 60% to 869,000 bpd on October 27–November 3, 2017. Exports rose by 459,000 bpd from the same period in 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    These Stocks Were Biggest Losers in Energy Sector Last Week

    In the week ended November 10, 2017, upstream stock Cobalt International Energy (CIE) ranked first on our list of top energy losers.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Production Hit Highest Level since 1983

    The EIA (or US Energy Information Administration) reported that US crude oil production rose by 67,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 9,620,000 bpd between October 27, 2017, and November 3, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Crude Oil Inventories Fell 15%: Good News for Oil Bulls

    The EIA estimates that nationwide crude oil inventories fell by 2,435,000 barrels to 454.9 MMbbls (million barrels) on October 20–27, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    How Long Will Production Cuts Help the Global Crude Oil Market?

    The global oil supply is expected to average 97.99 MMbpd in 2017, which is 760,000 bpd or 0.8% higher than the oil supplies in 2016.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will US Crude Oil Futures Break $50 per Barrel?

    Let’s track some important events for crude oil and natural gas traders between September 18 and September 22.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why US Distillate Inventories Fell for the 2nd Week Straight

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) estimates that US distillate inventories fell by 3.2 MMbbls (million barrels) to 144.5 MMbbls from September 1 to 8.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    US Gasoline Inventories’ Largest Weekly Drop in 27 Years

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) released its weekly crude oil inventory report on September 13.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Hurricanes Could Impact Global and US Crude Oil Demand

    West Texas Intermediate crude oil (DBO) (DIG) (XLE) futures contracts for October delivery rose 1.2% to $48.07 per barrel on September 11, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    Why Cushing Crude Inventories Rose for the 4th Time in 5 Weeks

    A market survey estimates that Cushing crude oil inventories fell from September 1 to 8, 2017. Cushing crude oil inventories rose for the fourth time in the last five weeks.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Wall Street Analysts are Saying About ConocoPhillips

    Analyst recommendations for ConocoPhillips As of September 1, 2017, around 73% of the 22 analysts covering ConocoPhillips (COP) had “strong buy” or “buy” recommendations for ConocoPhillips stock. These recommendations include six “strong buy,” ten “buy,” and six “hold” ratings. ConocoPhillips’s stock had no “sell” recommendations. Target price The median target price for COP stock, based on […]

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Energy Stocks: Top 5 Losers Last Week

    On August 25–September 1, 2017, oilfield services stock CARBO Ceramics (CRR) was the largest loser among our list of energy stocks.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    COP on the Street: What Analysts Are Saying about ConocoPhillips

    As of August 24, 2017, ~45.5% of the analysts covering ConocoPhillips (COP) have given a “hold” recommendation on the stock.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will US Gasoline Demand Impact Gasoline and Crude Oil Futures?

    The EIA estimates that weekly US gasoline demand rose 107,000 bpd (barrels per day), or 1.1%, to 9.6 MMbpd between August 11 and August 18.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Short Interest in Cobalt International Energy’s Stock

    As of July 14, 2017, Cobalt International Energy’s (CIE) total shares shorted (or short interest) was 4.37 million, whereas its average daily volume is 1.03 million.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Analyzing Marathon Oil Stock after 2Q17 Earnings

    Since Marathon Oil’s 2Q17 earnings release, MRO stock price has risen from $12.04 to $12.90.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Cushing Inventories Fell 20% from the Peak

    A preliminary market survey estimates that Cushing inventories fell on July 28–August 4, 2017. Inventories fell for the 11th consecutive week.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Energy & Utilities

    What Wall Street Analysts Are Saying about ConocoPhillips

    As of July 28, 2017, 43.48% of the total Wall Street analysts covering ConocoPhillips (COP) have a “hold” recommendation on ConocoPhillips.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Will US Crude Oil Production Slow Down in 2018?

    The EIA reported that US crude oil production fell by 19,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 9,410,000 bpd on July 14–21, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Short Interest in ConocoPhillips Stock

    On March 31, 2017, 1,282 13F filers held ConocoPhillips (COP) stock in their portfolios. However, only 19 filers featured COP in their top ten holdings.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Will OECD’s Crude Oil Inventories Fall below the 5-Year Average?

    The EIA estimates that OECD’s crude oil inventories fell by 10.13 MMbbls (million barrels) to 3,005 MMbbls in June 2017—compared to May 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    US Gasoline Inventories Support Gasoline, Crude Oil Futures

    The EIA reported that US gasoline inventories fell 1.6 MMbbls (million barrels) to 235.6 MMbbls between June 30, 2017, and July 7, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    US Gasoline Demand: Positive or Negative for Crude Oil?

    The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) estimates that weekly US gasoline demand rose by 547,000 bpd or 6% to 9,816,000 bpd on June 9–16, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Cushing Crude Oil Inventories Fell Again

    A recent survey estimated that inventories at Cushing could have fallen on June 2–9, 2017. Inventories at Cushing fell for the seventh time in ten weeks.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    US Gasoline Demand Could Hit a Peak This Summer

    The EIA estimated that four-week average US gasoline demand rose by 124,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 9,430,000 bpd on May 12–19, 2017.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Cobalt International Energy Stock: Analyzing Short Interest

    As of May 15, 2017, the short interest ratio in Cobalt International Energy’s (CIE) stock is ~9.1x.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Cobalt International Stock Fell Last Week

    Last week (ended May 12, 2017), offshore oil and gas producer Cobalt International saw its stock underperform crude oil prices by a wide margin.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Oversupply Concerns: API and EIA’s Crude Oil Inventories

    The massive fall in crude oil inventories supported US crude oil prices in post-settlement trade on May 9, 2017. Prices are trading near a five-month low.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Earnings Report

    Cobalt International Energy’s Capital Expenditure Guidance

    For fiscal 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) plans to spend significantly lower on capex (capital expenditure), or ~56.0% less than fiscal 2016.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Earnings Report

    Will Cobalt International Energy Reduce Net Losses in 1Q17?

    Cobalt International Energy (CIE) is set to report its 1Q17 and 2016 earnings on May 1, 2017. Analysts expect it to report EPS of -$0.17 to -$0.04.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Wall Street Ratings Changes for Cobalt International Energy

    As of March 31, 2017, eight analysts have provided recommendations for Cobalt International Energy (CIE). They include two “strong buy” ratings.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///CIE WU_ Short Interest
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Short Interest in Cobalt International Energy Stock

    As of March 23, 2017, Cobalt International Energy’s (CIE) total shares shorted (or short interest) was ~66.3 million. Its average daily volume was ~9.4 million.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Miscellaneous

    Cobalt International Energy Stock: Forecast for the Week

    As of March 31, 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had an implied volatility of 142.9%.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Iraq’s Crude Oil Production: More Pain for Crude Oil Bears

    The EIA estimates that Iraq’s crude oil production fell by 115,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 4.42 MMbpd in February 2017—compared to the previous month.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Miscellaneous

    Cobalt’s Implied Volatility Spikes ahead of 4Q16 Earnings

    On March 10, 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that make up the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Fast-Moving Upstream Stocks: Returns Impact Implied Volatility

    Among the high volatility companies, California Resources (CRC) fell the least in the last five days, while Cobalt International Energy (CIE) lost the most.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Upstream Stocks: Why Implied Volatility Is Important

    On January 27, 2017, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that make up XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Upstream Stocks: Look at These High Implied Volatility Stocks

    On December 23, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Analysts Forecast for Bill Barrett?

    For 4Q16, analysts have projected an average earnings estimate of -$0.10 per share for BBG.

    By Keisha Bandz
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Should Option Traders Look at These Upstream Stocks?

    On December 9, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Should Traders Look at These Upstream Stocks?

    On December 5, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    These Upstream Stocks Have the Highest Implied Volatility

    On November 21, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Option Traders Should Look at These Upstream Stocks

    On November 15, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP).

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    What’s Causing High Implied Volatility in Cobalt International Energy?

    Cobalt International Energy’s (CIE) stock has not been able to recover with the recovery in oil prices. In 2Q16, CIE’s adjusted earnings per share were below the Wall Street analyst consensus estimate.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Miscellaneous

    Option Traders: Look at These Upstream Stocks

    On September 23, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What’s the EIA’s Gasoline Price Forecast for 2016 and 2017?

    The EIA estimates that US retail gasoline prices, including taxes, will average $2.08 per gallon in 2016 and $2.26 per gallon in 2017, respectively.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Institutional Investor Activity in Cobalt Energy

    In 2Q16, 98 funds were “buyers” of Cobalt International Energy’s (CIE) stock, and 85 funds were “sellers.”

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • uploads///CIE Q Production Cost
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Cobalt International Energy’s 2Q16 Production Costs and Margins

    In 2Q16, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) reported a negative cash margin and negative total margin.

    By Nicholas Chapman
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    Energy & Utilities

    Top 5 Upstream Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatilities

    On August 26, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Which Upstream Stocks Lead in Short Interest?

    On August 19, California Resources had the highest short interest-to-equity float ratio at ~28.8% among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Energy & Utilities

    Top 5 Upstream Stocks with High and Low Implied Volatilities

    On August 19, 2016, Cobalt International Energy (CIE) had the highest implied volatility among the upstream stocks that are part of XOP.

    By Rabindra Samanta
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Crude Oil Fell almost 8% in the Last 2 Days: Is It the Turning Point?

    August West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures contracts fell by ~2.8% and settled at $46.33 per barrel on Monday, June 27, 2016. Prices fell for the second day due to the aftermath of the Brexit vote on June 24.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brent and WTI Crude Oil Prices Moved in the Same Direction

    Crude oil prices fell for the first time in the last three days due to uncertainty about the United Kingdom’s future in the European Union.

    By Gordon Kristopher
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Is Nigeria Overshadowing the Crude Oil Market?

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